Tag Archives: Plein Air Painting

Poetry Friday–Green Heron poem & WIP

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m following up on Christie Wyman’s call for bird poems–by featuring the Green Heron in poetry and art. Christie is hosting this weeks Poetry Friday Roundup at her blog Wondering and Wandering–thanks for the challenge and for … Continue reading

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Join me for Summer Plein Air in the city painting workshop

Join me for one of my three Summer Plein Air in the City painting workshops, the first one starts Thursday,  June 9, 2016. We’ll be painting at the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Visit the Evanston Art Center: www.evanstonartcenter.org for registration and more of … Continue reading

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Michelle Kogan’s Summer Art Classes at the Evanston Art Center start on June 16, 2015

Get your pencils and brushes out… My Summer Art Classes begin 2 weeks from today, June 16th at the Evanston Art Center. Please check their online catalogue (my classes were misprinted in the printed catalogue.) For Full descriptions and registration … Continue reading

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Art Talk and Plein Air Class at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

  Drop by my Art Talk tomorrow 5:30–7:30, and or join my Plein Air Watercolor Class that starts this Saturday both at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Art Talk: Connecting Artists with Nature + Horticulturist Outdoor Tour of Native Plants … Continue reading

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In between poem and painting in progress for day 10 NaPoWriMo

Above: Work in progress, Michelle Kogan, In between, watercolor and watercolor pencil. In Between In between not quite done, In between layers, colors, students, seasons, In between expectations, greatness, humility, humbleness, Catch your breath, hone your path, hold tight, steady, focus … Continue reading

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Poem: Early Morning Light, & Painting, Michelle Kogan

Early Morning Light It was a nut crackery morning… the trees wore Royal red skirts, as they swayed their trunks and waved their branches, they parted for me and the cobalt sparkling sky shone through… The tambourines and cymbals crescendoed … Continue reading

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2 Fall Art Classes with Michelle Kogan, Lincoln Park Conservatory & Emily Oaks Nature Center…

Greetings and  Happy Fall I’m offering two classes from my Chicago studio this fall. I have a few students and have room for a couple more. Send me an email if you are interested or would like more info. mkogan@mdandmk.com … Continue reading

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Michelle Kogan Fall Plein Air Workshop Lincoln Park Conservatory & 2 more Art Classes

                          Michelle Kogan, Bees and Butterflies by the Dunes, © 2013, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Catch the last bit of summer and join me for a Plein Air Workshop … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting In Progress: Michelle Kogan

© Michelle Kogan 2013 Dunes in Progress, watercolor and watercolor pencil. I’m posting this plein air painting that is in progress and that I’ve been working on while teaching my Plein Air Teen class this summer. It’s very appropriate for … Continue reading

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Plein Air Workshop with Michelle Kogan at Emily Oaks Nature Center

  Emily Oaks Pond, in progress, © Michelle Kogan Dig out those paints and pencils and join me (and the geese) for a 2-day Saturday morning Plein Air Watercolor Workshop at the Emily Oaks Nature Center. Plein Air Watercolor Workshop … Continue reading

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